FT-8, the new HF/6m digital mode, introduction for beginners

Here is a new digital mode that comes to you from the makers of JT-9 and JT-65.. Called FT-8 (Franke-Taylor design, 8FSK modulation)

A weak signal mode that is not as sensitive to JT-65/9 but definitely something that will work when voice and CW will not. This is an introduction to someone who has never heard of it, or never has used JT-65 before. It may not be for everyone, but everyone should try it. Continue reading

Hello, is anybody out there

Poking around today I came across an interesting post regarding PSK Reporter.  I’ve had a lot of people when I mention PSK reporter stare at me like I’m starting a newspaper or something.  After explaining it I’m still not sure whether they actually believe it can be done.

A better explanation then I can give can be found at:  http://www.m0pzt.com/blog/anybody-out-there/

At our coffee gathering yesterday we were discussing the grey line.  Check out the link he has on “working the grey line.”

Gord

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